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One of my mother-in-law’s favourite chocolates are mozartkugeln. If you’re not familiar with these chocolates they’re a truffle made of pistachio flavoured marzipan and nougat, covered with dark chocolate. For her birthday this past weekend I set out to make a cake inspired by these flavours. I was fortunate enough that my Dad had been…

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Brownies with latin American flair,filled and topped with dulce de leche,warmth of cinnamon and cayenne pepper. These moist and fudge-y brownies will make you drool! INGREDIENTS: 3/4 cup flour,gluten free 1/2 tsp salt 2 1/2 TBSPS cocoa powder 11 oz (312 grams) semi sweet chocolate chips or baking chocolate 1 cup (226 grams) unsalted butter,cut…

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Feb 16

Mocha Pots

No matter how full I am from a meal, I always seem to have room for dessert. I can be stuffed to the gills, and still find space for a little something sweet. Even though I think I’m happy to end with the cheese course and the last of my wine, I’ve always got one…

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One of my friends tipped me off about tiger nuts (and tiger nut flour) luckily while I was in Canada for the summer and was able to pick some up. Snacking on the nuts themselves (that are not technically nuts) takes some getting used to but now I quite like them! They’re chewy and slightly…

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Recently I’ve realised that with baking (and many other things in my life) I’ve put too much pressure on myself to achieve too much in too short amount of time. I always rush things and try and try and try again even though new recipes may not turn out and logic would tell me that…

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Korea’s delivery system is like nothing I’ve ever experienced. I’m usually not bad at staying one step ahead of the game in terms of organising but I failed this time around and forgot to stock up on a few key ingredients. I found myself ordering stuff late into the night the day before baking day…

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On my 19th birthday, my mother made me dozens and dozens of chocolate eclairs to take to my work place and share with the people I worked with.   I hadn’t been working there long and it was just a fill-in job between the year I had spent travelling the world and before starting my…